Tolkien Reading Day is observed on the same day each year: March 25, the day which saw the
The choice of such a theme may or may not be coincidental to March 25, 2016 being Good
In observance of the day, with all its multiplicity of nuanced meanings, I hope you will enjoy an
I am Master Under-the-Hill.
Child of the Kindly West.
My quill scratches
bold and round
upon the parchment's face:
Halimath moon, large in the sky,
Nigh a week upon the Road ~
black-winged birds silent in cloudless blue,
Ah, the day of the Sea.
How seeming-right for journey's-end.